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DEPUTY COLLECTOR - 2011

 

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1. Name the "Land of the Morning Calm" :
Norway

Japan

Korea

Thaliland
2. Sahyadri ranges refer to :
Eastern ghats

Western ghats

Satpura ranges

Siwaliks
3. Gir Forest is In :
Karnataka

Bihar

Gujarat

Himachal Pradesh
4. Gir Forest is in :
Karnataka

Bihar

Gujarat

Himachal Pradesh
5. A fountain of hot water issuing from a hole which extends deep into earth's crust is called:
Delta

Canyon

Volcano

Geyser
6. Universal Adult Franchise creates :
economic equality

Social equality

Political equality

cultural equality
7. Who is the guardian of Fundamental rights in India ?
Judiciary

Legislature

Executive

Political parties
8. The year in which Panchayati Raj was introduced in India :
1960

1959

1961

1949
9. Which article of the constitution provides for the formation of the Finance Commission ?
Article 300

Article 280

Article 250

Article 290
10. The Governor can nominate to the Legislative Council of his state one member from this community :
Jewish

Muslim

Anglo Indian

Parsi
11. Right to information Act (RTI ) became effetive in India on 15 th June :
2001

2003

2004

2005
12. Universal Declaration of human rights was passed by the U N. General Assembly on:
10 .12.1948

13. 11. 1947

9: 12: 1948

12 : 12 : 1946
13. The proclamation of emergency brings automatic suspension of the right to :
Freedom speech

Constitutional remedies

Freedom of religion

All of these
14. The concept of Fundamental right has it's basis in the :
Constitution of the USA

Constitution of Russia

Irish Constitution

Canadian Constitution
15. The chairman of the UPSC is appointed by the :
Cabinet

President

Supreme Court

Prime Minister
16. Kerala is the first state in India to launch a Pension Scheme for farmers namely :
Kissan Abhiman

Farmer's Pension

Agricultural Pension

Pension to Agricultural Laboures
17. According to the 2001 census, the state having highest urban population is :
Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Maharashtra

Uttar Pradesh
18. The district in Kerala which has got the highest density of population as per 2001 census :
Ernakulam

Alappuzha

Thrissur

Idukki
19. The Union Territory in India with the highest population :
Puducherry

Delhi

Chandigarh

Caman and Diu
20. According to 2001 census, the state having highest urban population is :
Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Maharashtra

Uttar Pradesh
21. Third World Countries are :
Developed countries

Developing Countries

African Countries

Answer4
22. The definition of the " Urban Poor " according to the Planning Commission in India in terms of the calorie in take with respect to daily consumption is :
less than 2100 calories

less than 2000 calories

less than 2200 calories

none of these
23. The fraction of all families (or all individuals) that fall below the poverty line is called :
Poverty rate

Absolute poverty

Relative poverty

None of these
24. Economic development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is :
Human development

Economic progress

Sustainable development

Static cevelopment
25. The state where the largest number of people living below the poverty line is found in India :
Rajasthan

Delhi

Madhya Pradesh

Bihar
26. Earth day is celebrated in :
22nd April

22nd May

23 rd April

22 nd March
27. The kyoto protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on:
Climate change

International trade

Global investment

Education
28. Pearl fishing is done extensively in :
Gulf Mannar

Konkan Coast

Malabar Coast

Coromandel Coast
29. Which ocean's name means " Peaceful"?
Artic Ocean

Antarctic Ocean

Pacific Ocean

Indian Ocean
30. The distric in Kerala where black soil is seen most :
Wayanad

Kannur

Kasargod

Palakkad
31. The genetic material of a cell is in :
DNA

Protoplasm

Cytoplasm

Ribosome
32. Who was the first to perform the surgery of human heart transplant ?
David Baltimore

Dr. Christian Bernard

James D. Watson

Dr.Mathew Philip
33. The organ which is primarily concerned with immunity :
Kidney

Liver

Lymphatic tissue

Thyroid
34. Which branch of medicine was Rabindranath Tagore good at ?
Ayurveda

Homeopathy

Allopathy

None of these
35. The alloy of steel used in making automobile parts is :
stainless steel

nickel steel

tungsten steel

Chromium steel
36. Name the Egyptian President against whom people of Egypt revolted in 2011:
Housni Mubarak

Pervez Mushara

Omar Suleiman

Ahened Shafeeque
37. Name the person who commissioned the Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal :
Vayalar Ravi

Dr. Man Mohan Singh

A.K Antony

G.K. Vasan
38. The Malayalam litterateure who received the Jnanpith Award in 2007
Sugatha Kumari

Vijayalakshmi

O.N.V Kurup

Balachandran Chullikkad
39. In which of the following cities was the Indian Biodiversity Congress (2010) held ?
Chennai

Chandigarh

Mumbai

Thiruvananthapuram
40. ------- sector has established itself as the biggest contributor to the State's GDP as per Kerala State's Economic Review ( February 2011)
Secondary sector

Primary sector

Tertiary sector

None of these
41. Name the most significant charateristic of National Integration :
Social homogeneity

Unity

Economic identity

National loyalty
42. " The principle of respect for all life and the practice of none - injury to living things is known in India as :
Ahimsa

Tolerance

Patience

None of these
43. NCW means :
National Commission For Women

National Commission For Workers

National Council For Workers

None of these
44. The Servants of India Society (1905) was formed to train people to serve the country by :
Tilak

Gandhiji

Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Gopalakrishna Gokhale
45. Who is popularly called "Vaikkom Hero" ?
R.K.Dhadabai

E.V. Ramaswami

C.N. Annadurai

Mannath Padmanabhan
46. Who founded the Indian National Congress ?
Motilal Nehru

A.O. Hume

Lajpat Rai

Gokhale
47. Zionism is a world movement of :
Hindus

Buddhists

Christians

Jews
48. Jallianwala Bagh is situated in :
Delhi

Mysore

Amritsar

Lahore
49. The first war of Indian independence started at :
Mumbai

Chennai

Delhi

Meerut
50. "LIfe Divine " was written by :
Gandhiji

Tilak

Vivekananda

Aurobindo Ghosh
51. If I had won the lottery, --------- a millionair. (Conditional)
I will become

I had become

I would have become

I would become
52. I was happy ------- the appointment. ( infinitive of 'accept')
to accept

to be accepting

to have accepted

accepting
53. I met J.K. Rowling -------- they say is the richest person in the world. (relative clause)
who

whose

whom

which
54. The student leader explained why he had to leave the panel discussion forum. (adverbial of 'amger')
The student leader explained why he had to leave angrily the panel discussion forum

The student leader explained why he had to leave the panel discussion forum angrily

The student leader explained angrily why he had to leave the panel discussion forum

The student leader explained why he had angrily to leave the panel discussion forum
55. She --------tomorrow to attend the wedding (model verb )
will come

comes

seems to come

just comes
56. I have never met Osama bin Laden -------- do I want to . ( neg. conjunction)
nor

neither

or

either
57. It was not difficult to park the car in front of the theatre. (gerund)
There was no difficulty in parking the car in front of the theatre

It was not difficult to do the parking in front of the theatre

To park the car in front of the theatre was not difficult

Parking in front of the theatre the car was not difficult
58. Give the plural form : sheep
sheeps

sheepes

sheep

sheepz
59. Change the Gender : Goose
geese

geeses

gander

gossen
60. Use of Perfix and Suffix : Forget
unforgettable

unforgetting

discorgetting

misforgetable
61. Give the Synonym: Predict
Permonition

foretell

aver

pronounce
62. Give the Antonym : Heriditary
acquired

ancestral

bequeathed

possessed
63. Meaning of two confusable words: Premier/Premiere
Prime Minister / 1 st performance

Minister/Reality show

Diplomat /Cricket

Male /Female
64. Use of Collective noum : Fish
School of fished

flock of fishes

herd of fishes

pool of fishes
65. Use of Homonyms : Bald
bawled

bold

balled

bohold
66. Pharsal Verb : To shrug one's shoulders
to show disapprovel

to approve

to wash one's hands

to deny
67. Meaning of these foreign words: Modus operandi
operation

treatment

way of doing things

means ane end
68. Either the Prime Minister or his ministers -------blamed for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Scam ( to be )
is

are

has been

have been
69. Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan is the oldest man to scale Mt.Everest . (Comparative degree )
Nobody is older than Min Bahadur Sherchan to scale Mt.Everest

No climber is as ols as Min Bahadur Sherchan to scale Mt. E verest .

The Nepalease climber Min Bahadur Sherchan is older than any other climber to scale Mt.Everest

Mt.Everest is as old as Min Bahadur Sherchan who climbedit
70. I am the messenger of India's ancient thoughts world over, -----------? ( question tag )
aren't I ?

amn't I ?

isn't I ?

am I ?
71. India will be the largest economy --------2050 ----------- China and the U.S. (Preposition)
by,after

after, with

in, after

from, with
72. By age four, Varsha won ---------brown belt, --------first degree in Karate . (articles)
the, the

a, the

an, the

the , a
73. The minister sought to introduce an amendment to the Bill . ( Passive )
The Bill sought to introduce an amendment by the minister

An amendment to the Bill was sought to be introduced by the minister

The minister introduced an amendment to the Bill

An amendment to the Bill is being introduced by the minister
74. Anamika said, 'God spread our lives because he wants us to do something meaningful'. (Repotred Speech)
Anamika said that God had spread their lives because he wanted them to do something meaningful

Anamika said that God spares their lives because he wants them to do something meaningful

Anamika said that God spread their lives because he had wanted them to do something meaningful

Anamika said that God spares our lives because he wants us to do something meaningful
75. My aunt gave the baby a beautiful rattle. (Mark the D.O. and Indir. O )
baby, rattle

rattle, baby

aunt, baby

baby, beautiful
76. A man walks 30 meters towards South. Then, turning to his right, he walks 30 meters. Then turning to his left, he walks 20 meters, again he turns to his left and walks 30 meters. How far is he from hi
20 metres

30 metres

60 metres

none of these
77. Find the odd one out in the sequence of numbers 25,27,30,35,42,53,65
30

42

53

65
78. Fill up the next letter in the particular series B,C,E,G,K,M, -----
V

W

Q

R
79. ELFA,GLHA,ILJA -----,MLNA.
OLPA

KLMA

LIMA

KLLA
80. There are 3 friends, A, B, and C. Each of them have a Hat and a Cycle. Each of them is wearing another person's hat and riding the cycle of the third person. ( i.e ). None of them is using their own h
A

B

C

can't be determined
81. A 1km long train passes through a tunnel of 1 km length at a speed of 1 km per minute. How much time will it take to pass through it completely ?
1 min

2 min

5 min

0.5 min
82. In a particular code language GREET is coded as FQDDS, how is FORD coded in that language ?
FQSD

ENQC

ENRC

FNRC
83. P,Q,R and S are playing a game of carom. P.R and S, Q are partners. S is to the right of R. If R is facing west, then Q is facing ?
North

South

East

West
84. What is the angle between the minute hand and hour hand of a clock at half past two ?
105 degree

103 degree

110 degree

90 degree
85. A is two years older than B, who is twice as old as C . If total ages of A , B and C be 27, how old is B ?
5

8

10

12
86. A vendor bought 3 chocolates for 1 rupee. For how much per chocolate should be sell, to gain a profit of 50%
50ps

75ps

1 Re

1.50 Rs.
87. If a/3 = b/4 = c/7, then ( a + b + c )/c = :
7

2

1/2

1/7
88. A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3. What is the percentage error ?
45%

86%

36%

64%
89. The number of marble slabs of size 20 cm x 20 cm required to pave the floor of a square room of side 3 metres is :
100

150

225

250
90. 75% of a number is added to 75, then the result is the number itself. What is the number ?
50

60

300

400
91. A and B can do a work in 12 days. B and C together can do it in 15 days and C and A together in 20 days. If A, B, C work together, they will complete the work in :
5 days

10 days

12 days

47/3 days
92. The prices of a scooter and TV are in a ratio 7:5. If scooter costs Rs. 8,000 more than TV set, then price of TV set is :
Rs. 20.000

Rs. 24,000

Rs. 28,000

Rs. 32,000
93. At what rate percent of simple interest will a sum of money double itself in 12 years ?
33/4%

25/3%

17/2%

19/2%
94. In a family, Reshma is elder sister of Ragini. Soni is Reshma's daughter and Saloni is Soni's cousin. Ragini's mother Rajini. Ramani is the sister in law of Reshma. Who is Soni's grand mother ?
Ramani

Rajini

Reshma

Saloni
95. Find the odd one out in the sequence of numbers 2 5 10 17 26 37 50 64
50

26

37

64
96. If '+' is denoted as 'x', '-' as '/''x' as '-' and '/' as + . What is the value of 10 + 5 -3 /1 x 7 =
12

-6

13

zero
97. Find the next letter in the sequence A,D,I,P, ---
H

Y

W

X
98. If A = 2, M = 26 and Z = 52, then BET
44

54

64

72
99.
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
100. Poles are arranged in straight line with 1 metre gap between them. How many poles will be there in a straight line of 30 metres?
31

30

32

29